Meridien Sunny Isles Beach, Miami is offering grand
opening specials through Sept. 30.
stays, rates at the 210-room hotel are priced from $299 per night,
double. In addition, when four or more nights are booked, one night
is free, based on availability.
Meridien Sunny Isles Beach, Miami
Phone: (800) 543-4300
GDSs: All systems, code MD
Beachs Bentley Beach Hotel, a member of Small
Luxury Hotels of the World is rewarding agents this summer with
The property pays
15% commission on reservations, priced from $205 per
night, through Sept. 30. The 109-suite hotel is located on Ocean
Luxury Hotels of the World
Phone: (800) 525-4800
GDSs: All systems using code LX
racing fans with a yearning for travel to China can book the F1
Grand Prix package at the Portman Ritz-Carlton,
Shanghai, valid Oct. 14 to 17.
The plan, priced
from $650 per night, double, based on a three-night minimum stay,
covers accommodations in a deluxe room and roundtrip limousine
transfers between the airport and hotel.
Also covered is
daily American buffet breakfast in the Tea Garden, a Day at the
Races box lunch, a Formula One-inspired welcome gift crafted by
executive pastry chef Gerald Maridet and limousine transfers
between the hotel and the race site on the day of the Grand Prix of
China race, Oct. 16.
Phone: (011) 86-21 6279-8070
GDSs: All systems
History buffs can
journey back 142 years to trace the significance of the Battle of
Gettysburg and Lincolns Gettysburg Address with Antrim
1844s overnight Gettysburg Experience
Oct. 15, the plan includes a trip to the battlefield (about 15
miles from the hotel, which is located in Taneytown, Md.), tickets
to the Gettysburg National Battlefield Museum and a copy of Newt
Gingrichs book, Gettysburg.
The plan is
priced from $175 per person, double, for overnight accommodations,
afternoon tea and hors doeuvres, dinner and breakfast. A second
night is available for $79 per person, room-only. Suite and cottage
accommodations are available for $25 more.
Phone: (800) 858-1844
When the pigskin
is in the air, the Omni Orlando Resort at
ChampionsGate offers the Football Widows Revenge
weekend package, valid for a two-night stay between Sept. 9 and
The plan covers
accommodations; use of a private poolside cabana for the day; a
choice of Shop till you drop spa treatments; Sweet Revenge
Chocolate Martinis and the Zen Experience, a sampling of the Pan-
Asian menu at Zen; breakfast in bed; and strawberries and champagne
The package is
priced from $250 per person, per night, for a two-night
Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Phone: (800) THE-OMNI or (407)
GDSs: All systems
Hall at Monticello, an Orient-Express Hotels property in
Keswick, Va., is putting clients in the middle of brilliant fall
colors with its Leaf Peeping rates, valid Oct. 1 through
start at $245 per room and are offered Sundays through Thursdays
and include afternoon tea daily.
As an added
bonus, the hotels chef, John Brand, can prepare the Hilltopping
Hamper, a pre-ordered lunch or dinner for two to four guests with
top wines from local vineyards to compliment dishes chosen by the
guests and delivered, by butler, to a nearby hilltop. The price is
per person, based on guest choices.
Hall at Monticello
Phone: (800) 274-5391
GDSs: All systems
Rider Tours is offering bicycle riders the chance to tour
the Berkshire Hills during peak foliage season with its Autumn
in the Berkshires bike tour.
Clients spend two
nights each in Lenox and West Stockbridge and one night in Lee
while biking between 25 and 50 miles each day in the surrounding
Stops include the
Norman Rockwell Museum, the Hancock Shaker Village and Mount
Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts at 3,400
tour departs on Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and Oct. 9. The cost is $1,750 per
person, double, and covers accommodations; most meals; admission
fees; services of two guides and a support vehicle; and roundtrip
transfers from Bostons Logan Airport. Twenty-four-speed bicycles
can be rented for $115.
Phone: (800) 488-8332
When clients book
select Rocky Mountaineer Vacations this fall, the
operator is passing along up to 30% savings.
The plans are for
departures from Oct. 1 to 10 and are built around a two-day journey
aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train that travels between Vancouver
and either Jasper, Banff or Calgary, Alberta, and takes in western
Canadas fall foliage.
include the journey are the seven-night Lodges of the Canadian
Rockies plan, priced from $2,799 per person, double; the
eight-night Canadian Rockies Gold package, priced from $4,039 per
person; and the five-night Canadian Rockies Highlights plan, priced
from $1,129 per person.
Phone: (800) 665-7245
Classico is combining language lessons and cycling in a
seven-night tour to the Piedmont region of Italy with Pedal and
The plan, based
out of the four-star Grand Hotel Nuove Terme, is scheduled for Oct.
15 to 22 and will offer guests biking trips to the villages of
Cassine, Monteferrato and Valle Bormida.
In addition, a
day trip to Turin, the host city of the 2006 Winter Olympics, is
The trip, priced
from $3,695 per person, double, includes accommodations; daily
breakfast; two picnic lunches; most dinners and snacks and drinks
while biking; detailed biking-route instructions and maps; wine and
food tastings; the services of two guides; and van
Phone: (800) 866-7314
The 10th annual
Bermuda Music Festival will be held on the island from Oct. 5 to 8
with performances by Al Green, Patti LaBelle and Regina Carter.
Sunburst Vacations and US Airways
Vacations each are offering air/hotel plans to get clients
to the show and can arrange for tickets as well.
three-night plans are priced from $775 to $1,139 per person,
double, depending on hotel selected, and cover accommodations and
roundtrip air from Boston.
Airways Vacations is offering air/hotel plans ranging from two to
eight nights departing from Baltimore; Boston; Charlotte, N.C.;
Fort Lauderdale; New York (LaGuardia); Albany, N.Y.; Philadelphia;
Pittsburgh; and Washington. Rates start at $849 and must be booked
by Sept. 16 for travel Oct. 1 to 8.
Phone: (800) SUNBURST
Phone: (800) 455-0123
GDSs: All systems
Star Tours is offering clients a chance to visit Rio de
Janeiro during Carnaval with a four-night, self-guided
trip or a seven-night guided tour, both departing Feb.
trip offers a choice of four hotels, ranging from three to five
stars. The six-night plan covers
accommodations, some meals, an opportunity to participate in a
samba school in full costume, visits to nightclubs in Ipanema and
side trips to Tijuca Forest and Corcovado.
excursion is priced from $1,499 per person, double, depending on
hotel accommodations, while the guided tour starts at $3,199 per
person, double. Both trips include roundtrip air from
Phone: (800) 654-4468 or (310)
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